List of Lord Speakers

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The following is a list of Lord Speakers of the House of Lords.

For previous presiding officers of the House of Lords, when the role was automatically the Lord Chancellor's, see List of Lord Chancellors and Lord Keepers.

Image Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office
Election
Political party
[nb 1]
Ref
Baroness Hayman (2) 25 May 2011.png The Right Honourable
Helene Hayman
The Baroness Hayman

PC
(born 1949)
4 July
2006
31 August
2011
Labour [2]
2006
Baroness D'Souza 2013.png The Right Honourable
Frances D'Souza
The Baroness D'Souza

CMG PC
(born 1944)
1 September
2011
31 August
2016
Crossbench [3]
2011
The Right Honourable
Norman Fowler
The Lord Fowler

PC
(born 1938)
1 September
2016
Incumbent Conservative [4]
2016
  1. ^ Party before election as Lord Speaker. The Lord Speaker becomes unaffiliated from previous political party upon election.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Lord Speaker". www.parliament.uk. Retrieved 20 August 2017. 
  2. ^ "Hayman chosen to be Lords speaker". BBC News. British Broadcasting Corporation. 4 July 2006. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 
  3. ^ "Baroness D'Souza elected new Lords Speaker". BBC News. British Broadcasting Corporation. 18 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-24. 
  4. ^ "Election of the Speaker of the House of Lords: result" (PDF). Retrieved 13 June 2016.